Kathy Derbes

Kathy Derbes

Formal First Name
Kathryn (Kathy)

Kathryn Derbes is Chief Executive Officer of KDerbes Precious Metals, KDPM. Following six years of engineering experience, Kathy began her investment management career. Previously, she was Vice President and National Consultant Sales Manager for Mellon Growth Advisors, and a Principal in State Street Global Advisors’ advisory strategies division. Kathy then decided to pursue her career completely focused on the macroeconomic environment, particularly strategies for protection from the continuous debasement of fiat currencies. Her lifelong study of hyperinflation periods throughout history and the psychological impact on those who experience it has had a profound impact on her professional life.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • During her decade at Kidder, Peabody & Co. she built a private client and institutional clientele focusing on Endowments and Foundations.

  • At GSB Investment Management, she furthered her career with a similar client profile adding Plan Sponsors.